Hercufleas

Publisher: Andersen Press

Review

Greta needs a new hero to defeat Yuk, a giant who keeps returning to her town to eat people. Many heroes have tried and failed in the past. Then she discovers Hercufleas who, more than anything, would love an adventure. Trouble is, Hercufleas is tiny, but what he lacks in brute strength he makes up for with brains, courage and determination, all excellent qualities in a hero.

This is an unusual and imaginative fairy tale adventure. A fast paced and exciting story, scattered with wonderful pencil drawings, it is also a reminder that the little things in life can be very significant. This will delight young readers with its originality and fun!

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

Mister Skip

Author: Michael Morpurgo Illustrator: Griff

Although Jackie looks after Gran's tatty old donkey, Barnaby, she longs to have her own horse like the local boys. And when she finds an old broken gnome in a skip her fortunes start to change.

Read more about Mister Skip

The Great Cat Conspiracy

Author: Katie Davies Illustrator: Hannah Shaw

Tom's cat likes to kill small animals. When it kills the Vicar's expensive Koi carp, Mum is so cross that the cat is locked out of the house. But then it goes missing...

Read more about The Great Cat Conspiracy